Bread with fruit and fried fish. Then the oranges of Saint Vincent, sweet and
juicy, ripe when still green. Finally, the local Captain Bligh Rum. This was the
lunch of Captain William Bligh, the one of the Bounty, sailing through St.
Vincent in the Grenadines in the 800s. In fact he drank so much rum that they
named it after him. Or maybe this is just a legend. Fact of the matter is
Captain Bligh Rum bears his name. It appears that the Commander was also
fascinated by the colorful giant parrot of Saint Vincent that is today the
Form of government:
within the Commonwealth
Area: 384 Kmq.
English official and Creole patois spoken
Currency: Eastern Caribbean Dollar (XCD). 1
Time Zone: - 4 GMT - UTC
Valid passport and round-trip ticket
The cellular network is active in the country
International Dialing Code: +1
The quality of hospitals,
both public and private, is rather shabby
230 volts. Plugs type
A, C, E, G, I, K
In the Windward's heart, St. Vincent is the fourth
largest island of
the archipelago, has an area of 344kmq.,
a length of 29 km. and a width of 18 km.
The territory is volcanic, mountainous, covered by lush vegetation
covering high peaks, craters and deep valleys, from which flow creeks and waterfalls, culminating with the still
active La Soufriere volcan. The east coasr is wilder, with rocks and cliffs, while the large
western opens in wide beaches.
The most important islands of the Grenadines archipelago are a part
of St. Vincent,
very famous spots such as Bequia, Mustique, Mayreau, Union island,
Palm island, Tobago Cays etc.
and a host of other islands.
temperature is around 25/27° C., constantly cooled by
trade winds. The dry season runs from November to May,
the humid one from june to november. That is Also the